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  • Announcement : Dell systems Build and Update Utility (SBUU) 2.4 is available now

    Dell Systems Build and Update Utility (SBUU) 2.4 is published and available for download now. The release highlights of SBUU are: Added support for the following operating systems: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Foundation, Essentials, and Standard editions Novell SUSE...
  • LCD Panel

    Hi, One of our clients would like to have the iDRAC IP Address displayed on the R610 or R710 Front LCD Panel. Can this be done? They dont want to have to go through LCD menu's. The idea is that if an issue occurs on a Server, any individual can read the iDRAC IP Address and let Tech Support know...
  • Migrating OpenManage Printer Manager

    We currently have the OMPM on a server that is due to be decommissioned at the end of the month. Are there instructions or any sort of guide as to how to go about migrating the OMPM to another server? We have over 50 Printers in the database, all with vital service and usage logs that we would like to...
  • OpenManage support for VMware Guests

    In our environment we have 100's of virtual servers provisioned from our VMware infrastructure (which all runs on Dell gear). Typically, we install OMSA on all of physical servers in effort to - not only monitor hardware, but also keep track of server details such as: *Primary Administrator *Emergency...
  • Creating Boot Images fail

    Hello all - I'm running SCCM R3 with DDP 1.2 and DTK 3.3. When I try to make a boot image I always get the failed to create message. This happens when I select AIK image or ConfigMgr image. It happens with either x86 or x64. Anyone have ideas where I should look for more info about why the boot creation...
  • DMC install

    Can the Dell Management Console co-exist on a server with another application? We have an image server that meets the specs. They use this server for RIS we have debated putting the console there. Is this possible.
  • DCM Support

    Details on getting support for DCM would be a useful addition to this wiki. The contact phone number the Symantec/Altiris site just puts you through to enterprise technical reception and end up in an endless loop going between PowerEdge & Optiplex support.
  • iDRAC6 - Auto Discovery How To

    Recently we begain having new servers shipped with Auto Discovery option selected on the iDRAC. The intention was to have DHCP assign IP and have iDRAC register with DNS. The IP was assigned, but discovered when set to Auto the Root/User and Password are disabled. How dilema now is how to access the...
  • Managing Dell|EMC Arrays within Dell Management Console

    Hi there, I'm looking for a document that details out how to configure DMC to monitor and manage Dell|EMC Storage Array's. I've gone though the User Guide and configured it as detailed there however DMC doesn't group the Dell|EMC array's into the correct grouping _ groups them as...
  • Manual adds

    I have a lot of SMTP devices that show up in "Open Manager IT Assisnt" that i can not do anything with. Is there any way to make it so i can manually configure the devices?
  • TPMActivation does not exist

    Hi, In the documentation there is an option --tpmactivation: --tpmactivation Valid Argument: activate, deactivated Description: Remotely activates the TPM, dependent on certain security criteria....... When I try to use this command, (along with valsetuppwd), I am told "the option 'tpmactivation'...
  • RACADM Script to pull logs from DRAC 5 for dell server

    I need some help with a script to pull logs from the DRAC 5 and store them on a remote server. I had the idea of running the script from a remote server. The script will run the racadm command that displays the log entries then redirect those entries to a logfile on the remote server. The servers OS...
  • Task Sequence to enable TPM

    Where do I get the "DellEnableTPM.xml" from?
  • DMC Critical Updat - Migration SP1

    Hi! When lokking for updates i get a message telling there is a critial update for Migration SP1 ( 7.0.4739) When i try to instal this fix I get an error: Te following products were unable to be verified for downloaad Migration SP1 (7.0.4739) Anybody know how to fix this?
  • Dell OpenManage

    Guys, This is my first time posting on this forum so bare with me here! We have a number of PowerEdge servers in out enviroment and we have an OpenManage management server. I'm looking for the OpenManage agent to install on my PowerEdge servers. When I go to the Dell website I found the following...
  • Restoring Dell Utility Partition during Task Sequence

    Dear Support, We're using SCCM and Task Sequence to deploy image to multiple Dell systems. I'm trying to include a Dell Utility Partition as a part of the build. When we receive a new laptop it already has a utility partition on it. So my task sequence is wiping C: drive and then proceed with...
  • the gap (if there is one)

    Specifically we are needing to know the gap (if there is one) between Dell Open Manage and the Dell Open Manage Pack for Microsoft System Center Operations Manager
  • DSDP 1.2 for ConfigMgr 2007

    Currently running a Windows Server 2003 SP2 with ConfigMgr 2007 SP2 installed I have installed DSDP v1.2 for ConfigMgr 2007 successfully However when I Import the DTK 3.2.1 and try to create a x64 Boot Image "using a existing Boot Image from ConfigMgr" or "Use Boot Image from WAIK tools"...
  • Openmanage for 2950/Server03

    So when browsing to the dell support site it gives me OM 5.5 as the current version for a PE 2950 running Server 2003. If I change it to server 2008 it still gives me OM 5.5 in the 'systems management' section. However if I hit the dell FTP site I see there is OM 5.5.1, 5.5.2, and 6.0.1 available...
  • DRAC WMI without OMSA

    Is it possible to query DRAC info without OMSA installed?
  • SUU inclusion of HD Firmware info

    I've been bitten twice in the last 3 months by SAS firmware issues. Both times I had spurious drive failures caused by bad firmware. Are there any plans to involve HD firmware checks in SUU? I realize you may not be able to update using the utility, but it would be nice if SUU at least notified me...
  • Unable to Install on SCCM SP2 R2 "Cannot write to a closed TextWriter"

    Hi, I have two SCCM 2007 SP2 R2 scenarios running. One with everything needed for SCCM incl. sql server on the same host, and the other with a dedicated SCCM host and a dedicated SQL host with the SMS provider. Every Host in both scenarios is running Windows Server 2008 R2 and the SQL server is a Microsoft...
  • The "Deployment Media" ISO doesn't seem to work

    Hi. I've exported my bundle as a "deployment media", and booted my PE R710 on it. However, when it's booted I just get a Linux screen saying "Tools provided in this bootable CD are intended only for advanced users...". According to your user guides, this CD is supposed to...
  • to configure self service portal in SCVMM 2007 for user

    i have tested the SCVMM 2007 software but i was unable to configure self service portal for user can u show me the demos of this or u can mail me on my id _deepaknegi83@gmail.com
  • Automating the management of DRAC administrative credentials - webinar

    Join us on September 21st for a live webinar on automating the management of DRAC administrative credentials. Up until recently, there has been no easy way to change the default credentials on a large number of these critical devices at the same time, much less control access to who has the credentials...